Arctic Ocean Acidification (AOA) Assessment. AMAP Report to Senior Arctic Officials for meeting in Lulea, Sweden, November 8-9, 2011.
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)
"There have been good linkages to the research community in general and significant progress made in preparation of the AOA by 2013. The AOA Expert group under the AMAP WG met in Villefranche-sur-mer September 6-8, 2011. They also met several other leading experts, including experts leading an ocean acidification (EPOCA) project that work out of the Villefranche-sur-mer Oceanographic institute, as well as experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) laboratory in Monaco that are engaged in assessment of economic aspects associated with ocean acidification. The list of contributing authors was also up-dated, and calls made for some additional experts to be involved in the drafting of several sections of the report. SAOs and AMAP HoDs are asked to look into providing additional support for experts to be engaged in the AOA drafting work. An up-dated time schedule for the production of the assessment report was agreed (see below). At present the scientific report is estimated to be approximately 150 pages plus figures and photos, meaning that the printed version will be around 100 pages." /.../